A Day at Spark
Students learn in small groups with three or four grade levels. Each classroom has an instructor and one assistant for part of the day.
Every student will learn reading, writing, math, science, and social studies in alignment with Arizona state standards.
Here is a sample daily learning schedule for a 3rd-5th grade classroom at Spark Community Schools. Schedules may vary according to site location and grade levels.
Spark Time: Collaboration, Community Builders, or Conversations
Spark Time: Social Emotional Learning
Conflict Resolution/Problem Solving
Five Minute Dance Break
Ignite Time: Reading Foundational Skills
Comprehension – Asking and Answering Questions from Informational Text
Writing – Opinion Writing
Ignite Time: Math Foundational Skills
Solving Two-Step Problems
Ignite Time: Science/Social Studies
Science – Adaptations and Variations
Social Studies- Maps
Blaze Time: Project-Based Learning